Fiction - Social Issues

The Last Suttee

By Madhu Bazaz Wangu

Neela Nagar is a town stuck in tradition and the past, where women are socialized into subservience and oppression, bereft of any autonomy or sense of worth outside of a life orientated around a man. It was here, at the age of nine, that Kumud...

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Encore

By Margaret Sharp

Encore from Australian author Margaret Lynette Sharp is a collection of twenty-five short stories built around the themes of love, betrayal, loss and redemption. From sixteen-year-old Annie in Annie’s Story, that details her attraction to and obsession with her fantasy about Keiran, to middle-aged Caroline...

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Six Tales of Christmas

By Jenny Twist

Six Tales of Christmas by Jenny Twist is a collection of short stories, as the title suggests, themed around Christmas. Uncle Albert’s Christmas explores the dilemma faced by many elderly people who feel manipulated by their relatives, especially after their spouse has passed, when in...

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Forever Begins

Island Love Volume 2
By Linda Stiles Fox

In Forever Begins (Island Love Volume 2) by Linda Stiles Fox, Cody Wallace was content with life as he knew it. He was successful in business and felt in control. He hadn’t known much of a childhood life with both parents, for reasons you will...

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When It's Over

A Novel
By Barbara Ridley

Lena Kulkova is a Czech with known socialist connections, a Jewish woman uprooted from her country because of political tensions. When she meets Otto, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany, she follows him to Paris. They have come to Paris to give their support to the...

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Where's My Tiara?

By Various Authors

What is it, really, that defines a woman? Is it her body? Her mind? Does it have something to do with when she comes of age? When her cycles begin and her body changes? Or is it the way that she loves? The way that...

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Alicia and the Light Bulb People in Star Factory 13

By Barbara Roman

Christmas is only two weeks away and Alicia is bubbling with excitement in Alicia and the Light Bulb People in Star Factory 13 by Barbara Roman. Alicia has been asked by her mother to choose a lamp with a personality for her room as a...

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Outliers

By Kate L. Mary

Indra was an Outlier. She was nothing, less than nothing within the city walls. For three years she had worked for Saffron, inheriting her mother's position of House Maid when her mother became too sick to work. Now it fell to her to provide for...

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Planet Fran

Population One & Just a Little Unstable
By Josie King

Planet Fran: Population One & Just a Little Unstable is a humorous fiction novel by Josie King. It tells the story of Fran McBride, a sometimes physically awkward but highly intelligent and naturally funny Prosecco-guzzling woman, who is a “wannabe” but so far unsuccessful entrepreneur...

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Generations Intertwine

The Rest of the Story
By Joyce K. Walters

Generations Intertwine: The Rest of the Story by Joyce K. Walters is a hard-hitting and emotional story of how one man’s indifference and casual callousness toward his relationship can affect not just those in the immediate vicinity, but can in fact create generational angst and...

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